Fly fishing isn’t a very risky sport, but wading a river to find fish can be tricky. The rocks are slippery, the footing is awkward and potentially dangerous, and you have to cope with the fatigue brought on by standing up all day. But with the right pair of wading boots, navigating your favorite river […]
The short answer is yes, use a landing net. But if you aren’t convinced, here are a few reasons why adding a landing net to your gear arsenal is one of the smartest, most responsible things you can do as an angler. With a Net, You’ll Avoid Last-Second Break-Offs When you try to land a
What makes a great fly line Every angler may have a different answer to this question based on their casting proficiency, target species, and the conditions in which they fish. Setting differences in opinion aside, we feel that for a fly line to be the “best of the best” ? especially for catching trout it
Among the many bags and packs available for carrying fly fishing gear while on the water, the time-tested fly fishing vest remains one of the best all-around options. And in this article, we introduce you the three of the best fly fishing vests for the money available in 2017. 1. Redington FIRST RUN Fly Fishing
Just because you’re fly fishing doesn’t mean every presentation you make needs to be delicate or subtle. Sometimes you have to chuck big, nasty streamers to target and catch the largest fish in the river. The problem is, toting heavy-duty streamers can be a bit cumbersome. Luckily, there are fly boxes made specifically for the
You can spend countless hours field testing every tapered leader and tippet on the market, or you can go straight for the best with Rio Powerflex Plus Leaders and Powerflex Plus Tippet. (These are links to Amazon so you can check prices) In this article, we walk you through why the Rio Powerflex Plus is
The technical terms and specifications surrounding fly fishing waders can be confusing. To help you make sense of it all, this article answers common wader-related questions so you’ll know what to buy and what to avoid. Let’s start with one of the most perplexing questions faced by the first-time wader shopper… What are Breathable Waders?
Most anglers can simply head to the store, buy a pair of polarized sunglasses, and call it a day. But for anglers who wear prescription eyeglasses, it’s not so straightforward you either spend tons of money on prescription polarized sunglasses or wear a regular pair and fish with poor vision. Not ideal. Fortunately, there’s a